Meeting Dates

2018/9 Meeting Dates


All meetings will take place in the University of the West of Scotland, High Street, Paisley. Meetings start at 7.30 pm.
Membership for the season is £15.00, £10.00 for students. We invite guests to come along to individual meetings , and request that a donation be made - suggested amount £3.00.

13/09/18 Carlton Brick, UWS Lecturer, Chair  - Technology in an Anxious Age: The impacts of technology on health, society, sustainability. this will be preceded at 7.15 by an introduction from Prof. Craig Mahoney, Principal and Vice chancellor. UWS.

27/09/18 Dr Iain Hutchison, Research Affiliate in Economic and Social History - The battle for a children's hospital in Glasgow

11/10/18 Caroline Gormley, Artist - Cultural Regeneration; Made in Paisley

25/10/18 Donald Reid, Local historian - Doon Valley history

08/11/18 David Scott UWS lecturer in music -Popular Music, History & Politics

22/11/18 Lil Brookes, Social Historian -  "The Ladies A, B & C" - Jane Arthur, Mary Barbour and the Mrs Coats': A Community Project Exploring Women's Heritage of Paisley and Renfrewshire

10/01/19 Prof Gayle McPherson -, UWS - The Legacy Benefits of Paisley’s Bid for UK City of Culture.

24/01/19 John Phelan, Scottish Council on Archives - Why archives matter

14/02/19 Nina Baker, engineering historian - The Pullingers, Arrol Johnstons and the Paisley connection

28/02/19 Kirsten Kinninmonth – Lecturer in Accounting, Glasgow University - title to be confirmed

14/03/19 Andy Campbell, Paisley Community Trust - Baker Street

28/03/19 Dr Valerie Wright, Glasgow University - ‘The Linwood Line’: Regional policy, deindustrialisation and a working life in a car factory in post-war Scotland

This meeting will be preceded by the A.G.M. at 7.00 p.m.